Cucumber Beauty Salad
Recipe and recipe photo by Rhubarb & Cod for OGVG.com
We're all on Board For a Party
Displaying colourful and tasty food on a large board is the perfect way toentertain guests, especially young ones! Create interest with a variety of easy to grab nibbles. We love adding as many healthy options as possible to keep guests fueled for fun!
Summer Chili With Vegetables
Often chili is prepared using ground beef but this version by Chef Jonathan Collins has a brighter approach using ground turkey and including sunny yellow and orange greenhouse grown peppers.
Skillet Ratatouille with Creamy Polenta
This ratatouille by Chef Jonathan Collins features a wonderful combination of flavours and textures. With a short preparation time of approximately 15 minutes, this classic dish is sure to become a tradition in your household.
This recipe by Chef Jonathan Collins is a great meal solution for busy families. It actually uses two oven sheets but the clean-up is fast because there isn’t any splash to wipe up on your stove top!
Kids will have a blast helping you to make, then eat these fun, colourful snacks using fresh Ontario greenhouse grown cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes! These treats are pinterest worthy but SO easy and fast to assemble. They are perfect for a party.
pepper & Chicken Souvlaki
This is a fast and easy meal solution that feels restaurant worthy. Serve with our fresh Greek salad and tzatziki to impress your friends and family!
This classic salad features light, bright flavours but is hearty enough to enjoy as a light lunch or dinner.
Fresh Vegetable Curry
Omnivores and vegans alike will enjoy this curry made with fresh Ontario greenhouse tomatoes and peppers. Develop the great flavours and textures of a simmered dish in half an hour when you use your pressure cooker!
Inspired by Asian cuisines, we’ve infused flavour with garlic and sesame into mini cucumbers! You could also use seedless cucumbers, or a combination of regular and minis to create even more visual interest.
Ontario Greenhouse Cucumber Tzatziki
This light and refreshing condiment is incredibly versatile. It pairs perfectly with most meats, grilled vegetables
and is terrific as a dip or a topping on sandwiches.
The word Kimchi is a process rather than a dish and you can kimchi anything using both traditional Korean ingredients and non-traditional more local seasonal ingredients. The options for kimchi are limitless!
Tomato Umami Ketchup
This recipe brings ‘Ketchup’ to a whole new level. Being adventures allows our senses to find that hidden flavor.
Burrata Cheese Tomatoes
Burrata is a fresh Italian style buffalo milk cheese that is prized for its soft creamy interior. Locally producedin Ontario, this is a cheese you will fall in love with!
Tomato Clove Jam
A creative way of using tomatoes that can show up on the every so popular charcuterie board and can also be used as a condiment for sandwiches.
Charred Tomato Vinaigrette
Artic char is a fresh water fish that lends itself to wild rice when creatively combined with flavors of the tomato vinaigrette
Tomato Pepper Ragout & Harissa
Harissa is a key component in Tunisian cooking and it is very versatile when flavoring meat, fish and sometimes vegetables.
Cucumber Peanut Salad
Layers of flavor will tickle your palate and activate your curiosity to a world of unknown and new flavors.
East Coast Clams Sweet Peppers
This is a perfect way for entertaining a group or enjoy over a camp fire using your favorite cast iron pan.
Smokey Tomato Beef Brisket
The classic comfort food
with a kick!
Smokey Ham & Bell Pepper Chowder
Smoky ham, bell peppers and a touch of corn for accent help build the flavors in this not so common chowder.
Roasted Pepper Romesco Sauce
This classic Spanish sauce is a perfect accompaniment to any grilled meat or fish.
Cherry Tomato & Sweet Potato Galettes
This appetizer is best served warm and fresh.
Cucumber Tahini Yogurt
Perfect for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner these lentils are a Middle Eastern staple.
Cucumber & Dill Hummus
Serve with crackers, pita wedges or fresh veggies (cucumber rounds, pepper strips, grape or cherry tomatoes). This is an interesting change from plain hummus.
For a special lunch, serve topped with your favourite grilled cheese sandwich, cut into croutons - perfect comfort food.
Grilled Pepper & Herb Cheese
This is a tasty hors d'oeuvre to serve with cocktails or a yummy after school snack for kids (and their parents)!
Roasted Herb Tomato
For a special sandwich, serve as a topping inside your favourite grilled cheese sandwich, or in a BLT instead of raw tomato slices - very yummy!
Roasted Pepper Panini
An excellent way to use our Tri-Coloured Roasted Pepper Salad
Creamy Cucumber Salad
This Eastern European style cucumber salad is very refreshing and a great accompaniment to grilled fish and meat or as part of a composed salad plate. It is easy to make and very tasty.
This refreshing smoothie is great to boost your health. The smoothie is not only healthy but it tastes great, not too sweet and not too tart, the perfect balance.
Soba Noodle Salad Bowl
A tasty Asian-inspired salad with soba noodles.
Spicy Tomato Shakshuka
Shakshuka loosely translates to "all mixed up" in Arabic, and hints at the potent spice and exotic flavors. Try this one-pot-wonder and have breakfast for dinner.
Spiralized Cucumber Salad
This miso cucumber salad comes together quickly and is perfect for potlucks! Cucumbers tossed with a miso dressing that's slightly nutty and a tad spicy.
Chicken & Pepper Fajitas
This colourful spicy entrée is fun to serve sizzling at the table, just like they do in restaurants.
Zesty Zen Soup
Showcasing Ontario greenhouse vegetables, the spicy red pepper tomato soup (Zesty) wakes up your taste buds while the cooling cucumber (Zen) gives a soothing balance.
Asian Pepper Salad
This fresh crunchy salad is a perfect side dish for grilled meat, poultry or fish and also pairs well with a sandwich for lunch. Simple to prepare, it keeps well in the refrigerator for a couple of days.
Pickles are a great addition to any meal. These sweet and slightly crunchy pepper pickles are so easy to make and are ready to eat almost right away. Make them with the three colours mixed together or each colour separately. For an attractive presentation offer three different colours in mason jars.
Our globally inspired Indian Bruschetta is a wonderful way to capture the flavour of ripe tomatoes as a popular appetizer.
This bright green lemonade is enhanced with Ontario Greenhouse cucumber. It is very refreshing for everyone just as it is but delicious as a cocktail base with the addition of gin, vodka or your favourite tipple!
This is a very zesty condiment or salad reminiscent of Korean cabbage Kimchi in flavour. Not for the faint of heart, this dish can be very addictive for those who like bold flavours. Great served as a side with grilled meats.
Mac & Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers
This is very simple and quick to make. Great as an after school snack for kids but also wonderful party food!
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
Loaded with healthy protein, veggies and great flavour, these stuffed peppers provide the nutrition your family needs for a healthy, balanced meat-free meal. For the meat eaters, offer a grilled chicken breast or fish on the side.
Cucumber guacamole is a fresh, delicious treat that can be used as a dip or spread with any of your meals. An interesting and tasty way to experience Ontario Mini Seedless Cucumbers.
Spice up the Creamy Cucumber Soup with this crunchy, fresh salsa.
Cucumber Noodle Salad
This zesty treat goes great as a side dish with grilled meats or with a sandwich.
Creamy Cucumber Soup
Delicious soup with summer flavours served hot for those cold winter days... spice it up with our Crunchy Cucumber Salsa.
Greenhouse Salsa is a wonderful way to capture the flavour of tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers. Use as a filling for quesadillas, omelettes or grilled cheese sandwiches.
Mediterranean Salad serves great with grilled chicken breast or rotisserie chicken, pork souvlaki, steak, salmon fillet or Italian sausage.
Cucumber Ribbon Salad
Serves 6 as a side dish with grilled salmon or chicken. Also great as part of a lunch plate with other salads.
Cucumber Mango Salsa
Serves 6 as a topping for grilled fish, chicken or pork. Also great as a filling or topping in a wrap with chicken, turkey, shrimp or tuna
This delicious pepper quiche recipe makes a welcomed change to breakfast, lunch or a light dinner. It is simple to make and will appeal to all family members.
This flavourful Pepper Medley mixture is easy to make but needs long slow cooking to "melt" the vegetables in the olive oil and make them super yummy!
Cucumber Thai Pickles
Serves 6 as a side dish - traditionally served with pork or chicken satays. Also great with grilled cheese or on any kind of burger
Mussels in a Chili Pesto Broth
Fresh steamed mussels in a chili pesto sauce will tickle your taste buds.
Scallop Ceviche In Xo Sauce
Versions of ceviche, pronounced (suh-vee-chee), exist in Latin and Philippine cuisine. Lemons and limes are most commonly used.
Cinnamon Brochettes with Cucumber Riata
This appetizer is sure to fill your home with warm spicy aromas. These delicious brochettes are infused with cinnamon as they cook on the grill.
Creamy Clam Chowder
Clam Chowder is the ultimate comfort food. A big bowl of tomato creamy broth with hint of thyme, white wine and delicate clam bites sings to your taste buds.
Saffron Yellow Bell Pepper Soup
The Roasted Yellow Pepper gives a hint of smoked flavour to this timeless soup. This soup has great texture and flavour everyone will be pleased with the taste.
Tomato, Corn & Basil Soup
This simple recipe makes for a hearty meal that is quick to please when the weather starts to get chilly.
Sirloin Tip Salad
Pair the succulent taste of sirloin beef with the crisp, fresh flavour of greenhouse vegetables in this satisfying salad. Enjoy this as a side dish or main course any day of the week!
Greek Summer Salad
Who enjoys a fresh Greek Salad? EVERYONE! Planning a party this recipe will be a hit. Enjoy the crisp Ontario Tomatoes, Peppers and Cucumbers in every bite
Tomato Basil & Risotto
Distinctive vegetable flavours fill this fantastic favourite when you use delicious Ontario Greenhouse produce.
Spiced Up Vegetable Pasta
Looking for a quick and simple dinner? Your family will enjoy the simple pasta dish with Ontario Tomatoes and Peppers.
Grilled Halibut with Pepper & Parsley Anchovy Relish
Halibut can be grilled or poached in red or white wine, but it is important not to overpower its delicate flavour.